First Defiance Financial Corp. (FDEF) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 15, 2018

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First Defiance Financial Corp. ( FDEF ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 15, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 23, 2018. Shareholders who purchased FDEF prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over prior dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of FDEF was $53.56, representing a -5.89% decrease from the 52 week high of $56.91 and a 14.66% increase over the 52 week low of $46.71.

FDEF is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as HSBC Holdings plc ( HSBC ) and E*TRADE Financial Corporation ( ETFC ). FDEF's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.2. Zacks Investment Research reports FDEF's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 15.95%, compared to an industry average of 18.8%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the FDEF Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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Referenced Symbols: FDEF , HSBC , ETFC

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